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Mutiny and Murder: Confession of Charles Gibbs, a Native of Rhode Island : Who, With Thomas J. Wansley, Was Doomed to Be Hung in New-York on the 22d of April Last, for the Murder of the Captain and Mate of the Brig Vineyard, on Her Passage From New-Orleans to Philadelphia, in November 1830 : Gibbs Confesses That Within a Few Years He Has Participated in the Murder of Nearly 400 Human Beings! : Annexed, Is a Solemn Address to Youth

Gibbs, Charles; Smith, Israel
Format
Book
Published
Providence : Printed for and published by Israel Smith, 1831.
Language
English
Variant Title
Confession of Gibbs, the pirate
Confession of Charles Gibbs, a native of Rhode Island
Description
36 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrationss ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • Running title, p. 6-12: Confession of Gibbs, the pirate. Running title, p. 14-28: Gibbs the pirate. Confession of.
  • "Address to youth."--Page 29-35.
  • In his response to the verdict, Thomas J. Wansley, an African American, comments that "I have often understoon that there is a great deal of difference in respect of color, and I have seen it in this Court. ... You have taken the blacks from their own country, to bring them here to treat them ill--I have seen this. The witnesses, the jury, and the prosecuting Attorney consider me more guilty than Dawes ... " -- p. 19.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Disbound; spine reinforced with hand stitching. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection. McGregor Endowment Fund, 2017/2018.
Cited in
Checklist Amer. imprints 8362
McDade, T.M. Murder, 348
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